Samsung Shipped 27.8 Million and Apple Shipped 17.1 Million Smartphones This Past Quarter

Samsung Electronics has shipped 27.8 million smartphones and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shipped 17.1 million smartphones in the last quarter. According to U.K.-based Strategy Analytics spokesperson Milton Keynes, this gives Samsung 23.8% of the market and this gives Apple a 14.6% of the market. Nokia is in third place.

“Samsung’s rise has been driven by a blend of elegant hardware designs, popular Android services, memorable sub-brands and extensive global distribution,” wrote Strategy Analytics. “Samsung has demonstrated that it is possible, at least in the short term, to differentiate and grow by using the Android ecosystem.”


This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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